(comparative more hydrolytic, superlative most hydrolytic)
- Of, pertaining to, or accompanied by hydrolysis.
Variant of hydrolysis
a chemical reaction in which a substance reacts with water so as to be changed into one or more other substances, as a starch into glucose, natural fats into glycerol and fatty acids, or a salt into a weak acid or a weak base
Origin of hydrolysishydro- + -lysis